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is jane kim and i will be chairing today's meeting. i am joined by supervisor campos and supervisor elsbernd who is in place of supervisor farrell, our vice-chair who just had a newborn son earlier this week. our clerk today is not melissa miller, i'm sorry. our clerk today is derek evans and the committee would like to acknowledge the staff of sfgtv who record the meetings and make the transcript available online. and i would like to acknowledge jennifer lowe and [speaker not understood]. mr. clerk, are there any announcements? >> yes, madam chair. please make sure cell phones and electronic devices, speaker cards and documents submitted as part of the file be submitted to the clerk. [speaker not understood] unless otherwise stated. >> thank you. can you please call item number 1? >> item number 1, motion supporting eric mar to the california state association county board of directors. >> thank you. colleagues, are there any discussion on this item? seeing none, i would like to open it up for public comment. if you would like to speak on item number 1, please step forward. seeing
support them. in general we just want to thank supervisor eric mar, jane kim, all of the leadership of the board of education, board of supervisors to prioritize this hearing because we would absolutely support any and all efforts to identify additional resources from the city of san francisco to support our schools. and ultimately our students. thank you. supervisor mar: thank you. christina? >> good afternoon, supervisors and commissioners. i'm the economic justice campaign organizer at coleman advocates. and i'm here to speak on behalf of our parent and youth members. in 2009, coleman parent and youth members supported the board of education passing the a through g graduation requirement. it ensures all students graduate college and career ready, taking us one step close tore closing the achievement gap here in san francisco. unfortunately adequate additional funds to support this transition for our students, particularly those african-american and latino students attending lois-performing schools is not identified. because of this astonishing numbers of failing students. two mon
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